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PBS
Sep 8, 2012 11:30am PDT
's election is perhaps the most important in my lifetime. the next president of the united states will nominate supreme court justices. and we need to make sure we keep the senate there are senate seats up. the senate has drawn the line in the sand on issue after issue. >> with less than two months left, the objective is turning out voters. >> i think people are sick of politics and struggle with even getting people out to vote. so i think when people like me and m other felw delegates go home, they will have stories to share and people will vote. >> women voters in this country have to say when the question is asked, are we better off than we were four years ago? yes. >> he has done so many things and do we have more things to do, absolutely. but i believe that there is a clear choice in november and that choice is to reelect barack obama. >> congresswoman norton you were there which party do you think is doing the best job of winning the women's vote? >> bonnie you cannot raposo dies women at conventions and forget attacks on their reproductive health likhealth and contraceptd a
PBS
Sep 7, 2012 5:30pm PDT
workers and create new jobs here, in the united states of america. ( cheers and applause ) we can help big factories and small businesses double their exports, and if we choose this pat we can create aillion new manufacturing jobs in the next four years. you can make that happen. you can choose that future. >> brown: voters now have two months to ponder the competing arguments, and two more jobs reports before the election. the second of those, the october numbers, will be released on november 2, just five days before voting day. in the last two weeks, we heard from two economists who explained and advocated the different approaches of democrats and republicans as the conventions approached. newshour economics correspondent paul solman met douglas holtz- eakin in tampa ahead of the republican gathering. holtz-eakin served on the council of economic advisers under george w. bush, and later as a top adviser to john mccain's 2008 presidential campaign. he's now president of the american action forum, a policy think tank. the following week, paul talked with jared bernstein in charlotte. berns
PBS
Sep 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
of tactical mistakes, but, charlie, this is something the progressives in the united states have been trying to achieve since the progressive party bull moose party platform of 1912, 100 years, seven presidents tried, including some republicans, none succeeded until barack obama. and i asked the president, your advisors were against this, why did you do it? and he said, well i told nancy pelle cy i may not get re-elected if i did this and so i repeated the question, why did you do it. >> if we didn't do it now it wouldn't have happened and to me that is the mark of a president who is showing leadership. you might not like it. >> rose: yes. >> but it is leadership. >> rose: i would say the following, john, i hear you and i know all of that, i have heard that conversation, i believe with a that even though he said i might not get re-elected he didn't for a moment believe that he would not get re-elected because his own confidence in himself was so strong. >> absolutely true. yes, he is extremely self-confident individual. >> even at this moment he understands intellectually the challenge and
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